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Accreditation and Licensure


    The entry-level B.S. degree in Respiratory Care, CoARC program number 210290, B.S. in Respiratory Care, and the polysomnography add-on degree track, CoARC program number 400290, Polysomnography Certificate, in Erie, Pennsylvania, programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (

    This status signifies that a program has demonstrated ongoing compliance with the Standards determined by a satisfactory Continuing Accreditation self-study report and on-site visit. It indicates that the entry-level degree program is recognized as an accredited program by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), which provides enrolled students who complete the program with eligibility for the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s).